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Xander and the Wind
by MCM (Goodreads Author)
Xander and the wind did not get along. Every time he had a balloon, it flew away. Every time he had an umbrella, it flipped inside-out. Every time he blew soap bubbles, they got in his eyes. Xander knew he had to learn to get along with the wind... but how?
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 13th 2010 by 1889 Labs Ltd.
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A great read for children. Beautiful watercolor-effect illustrations with soft edges and complex shadings. And Xander's dog is adorable! The story has a nice little build-up about Xander's difficulties with the wind and how he solves the situation, and perfectly combines a meaningful plot with light-hearted illustrations. Recommended for kids of all ages.
MCM is the author of books like "The Vector", "The App", "Fission Chips" and the livewritten novels "Typhoon", "The New Real", and "Arkady and Kain". He also wrote and illustrated the anti-DRM fable “The Pig and the Box”, which has been translated into 18 languages and read over one million times by people across the globe. In his spare time, he creates TV series like "RollBots", playing all over ...moreMore about MCM...